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<div style="float: right;"><a href="/wild-rhinos/webform/taronga-wild-rhinos-auction">[nodepicker==image==11277==content-image==image-inline==no-lightbox====no-caption] </a></div><h2>Artist</h2><p style="font-weight: normal;">Kyle Pearson</p><h2>Title</h2><p>The Underneath</p><h2>Proudly Sponsored By</h2><p><a href="http://taronga.org.au" target="_blank">Taronga Conservation Society&nbsp;</a></p><h2>Rhino Sculpture Location</h2><p>The Star<br><span style="line-height: 1.286em;">80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, NSW 2009</span></p><h2>Rhino Inspiration</h2><p>With the rhino I wanted to show the beauty that’s under the exterior of this tough skinned animal. The pattern I have utilised is individual and colourful just like anyone’s personality. My patterns are not made up of geometric shapes, I like to use organic shapes and for this project both the surface and subject go hand in hand.</p><h2>Artist Statement</h2><p><span style="line-height: 1.286em;">Kyle Pearson is an emerging artist from rural NSW. Kyle is currently finishing degrees in photography and graphic design. He has strong influences from street artists and fine arts. Kyle has recently held his first solo show in Wagga Wagga NSW along with work in several group exhibitions in the last few months. Kyle hopes to pursue a career in art, exhibiting on a national and global stage.</span></p><p>&nbsp;</p><h2><strong>Sculpture Details</strong></h2><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Type :&nbsp;</strong>Small (calf)</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Measurements</strong> : 700mm (h) x 1220mm (l) x 400mm (w)</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Weight </strong>: Approximately 15Kg</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.286em;">&nbsp;</span></p>